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Whose Fault Was The Boston Massacre

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On a moonlight night in the winter of 1770, a mob of American Colonists gather at the customs house and began taunting the British soldiers. Captain Tomas Preston ordered his men to fix their bayonets and join guard outside of the building. The colonists started throwing snowballs, and Private Hugh Montgomery was hit, leading him to fire his rifle at the crowd. Soon, other soldiers began firing, and when it was over, five colonists lay either dead or dying. Three more were injured. Almost everyone will agree the Boston Massacre shouldn't have happened. This argument usually ends at the question of whose fault it was. Sure, the British did fire when they shouldn't have, but the colonists started the fight when they protested and taunted the
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